Chicory Dried Leaves & Stems

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Latin Name : Cichorium Intybus

Origin Country: Hungary

Chicory is known for its healing properties from Ancient Egypt. The ancient Greeks considered chicory a useful and healthy food. It is mentioned as anti-diabetic and hepatic.

Chicory is a great source of vitamins and minerals, including zinc, magnesium, manganese, calcium, iron-folic acid, and potassium, as well as vitamin A, B6, C, E, and K.

–  The plant has a particularly high value for its tonic properties on the liver and digestive system. It is ideal for the digestive system as it contains inulin, which is a powerful prebiotic. It can be used as a mild laxative and for constipation.

–  The inulin contained in chicory is not only beneficial for the digestive system, but has also been shown to reduce the levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol in the body.

–  It is a diuretic, while at the same time it helps to cleanse and detoxify the urinary system. Helps in weight loss and toning the body.

–  It is also taken for rheumatism, eczema and psoriasis, activates the gallbladder and kidneys, contributing to their proper functioning, is used to control diabetes.


To make an infusion, place 1-2 teaspoons of dried herb in a tea infuser or teapot or mug for each cup of tea you intend to brew. Cover with boiling water. Place on the lid (or cover your cup with a saucer). Allow the mixture to steep for 10' to 15' minutes or overnight. Then strain the tea and serve. Drink 1-3 cups of tea a day. Add if you want honey, milk or lemon wedge for flavour.
Chicory is likely safe for most people when used in medicinal amounts short – term. Too much intake of chicory could worsen gallstones so consult the doctor before adding it to diet. In any case you should consult with your healthcare doctor before using any herb especially if you’re taking other medications or having health problems.

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